Board of Trustees

CGFNS International is governed by a Board of Trustees consisting of industry leaders in health care, education and business. These individuals come from all walks of life and bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise.

Dr. Michael Bleich

President

Michael R. Bleich, PhD, RN, FAAN

Maxine Clark and Bob Fox Dean and Professor

Goldfarb School of Nursing, Barnes-Jewish College

Vice President, BJC Healthcare

St. Louis, Missouri

 

Vice President

Joseph Cabral, MS

Senior Vice President

Chief Human Resources Officer

North Shore-LIJ Health System

Lake Success, New York

 

Barbara

Secretary

Barbara Sanders, PhD, PT, SCS, FAPTA

Professor and Chair, Department of Physical Therapy, Associate Dean

College of Health Professions, Texas State University

San Marcos, Texas

 
 

Dede

Treasurer

Edythe Pahl, MBA

Lead Assessor

American National Standards Institute

Denver, Colorado

 
 

Board_Sean

Sean P. Clarke, PhD, RN, FAAN

Professor and Associate Dean, Undergraduate Program
William F. Connell School of Nursing
Boston College

 
 
 
 

Sister Rosemary

Sr. Rosemary Donley, PhD, APRN, BC, FAAN

Professor of Nursing

Jacques Laval Endowed Chair in Justice for Vulnerable Populations

School of Nursing, Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 
 
 

Louise

M. Louise Fitzpatrick, EdD, RN, FAAN

Connelly Endowed Dean and Professor

College of Nursing, Villanova University

Villanova, Pennsylvania


 
 
 
 

Mary

Mary Foley, PhD, RN, FAAN

Director

Center for Research & Innovation in Patient Care

School of Nursing, University of California at San Francisco

San Francisco, California

 
 
 

Sharon

Sharon Goldsmith, PhD, CCC-Speech

President

Goldsmith International SP

Washington, DC

 
 
 
 

Janet

Janet Hatcher-Roberts, MSc, RN

Executive Director

Canadian Society for International Health

Ontario, Canada

 
 
 
 

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Penny Kaye Jensen, DNP, FNP-C, FAAN, FAANP

Liaison for National APRN Policy

Office of Nursing Services Department of Veterans Affairs

Washington, DC

 
 
 
 

Sylvia

Sylvia Fung, BBS, MSc, MBA, Hon DHS, Dip Ed, FAAN, FPHKAN, FACHSE, RN, RM

Professor of Health Services Management Office of the President

Tung Wah College

Kowloon, Hong Kong
(International Observer)